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  1. Insecure Work Conference | 19-20 November | Hobart

    Posted by Amber Jacobus (University of Western Sydney)

    The NTEU Insecure Work Conference will be held on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 November 2014 at University of Tasmania.

    The conference has four objectives:

    1. To increase understanding of ...

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  2. NTEU UWS Members endorse the draft enterprise agreements

    Posted by Sharon Bailey (University of Western Sydney)

    At the general members meeting held on 20 August,  members endorsed the motion below:

    "Following the NTEU National Executives approval of the UWS enterprise agreements, members endorse the ...

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  3. NTEU Opening Statement to the HERRA Bill Senate Inquiry

    Posted 9 October 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Opening Statement to the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014, 8 October 2014

    Jeannie Rea, ...

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  4. Changes to funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS)

    Posted 8 October 2014 by Celeste Liddle (Indigenous)

    The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...

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  5. Australian VC's Remuneration 2013

    Posted 25 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Competition has closed

    Thank you to all those who particpated. 

    We have a winner who will be notified by email.

    The answers will be released first thing Wednseday 1 ...

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  6. NTEU Submission to Senate Inquiry

    Posted 23 September 2014 by Paul Kniest (NTEU National Office)

    National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU)

    Submission to Senate Inquiry Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment (HERRA) Bill 2014

    The National Tertiary Education Union’s (NTEU) ...

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  7. Make a Submission to the Senate Committee on the Higher Education and Research Reform Amendment Bill 2014

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The Federal Government’s Budget proposals to Higher Education will radically change the sector severely impacting on Universities, staff, and students.   The NTEU has been campaigning ...

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  8. Little shift in gender disparity in higher ed

    Posted 16 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (Women)

    There has been little shift for some time in the gender disparity in higher education careers and studies. In some areas gender equity has deteriorated. The proportion of women vice chancellors has fallen to 20%, just eight out of 39. It had climbed to one third a few years ago. And just the second woman to head up a ‘Group of 8’ University, starts at Monash this September.

    There has been little shift in the proportion of women academics still hovering around 44%, and women are still less than one third of the professorial class, but now at least more than one quarter. While women are two thirds of general and professional staff, and have made significant inroads into senior positions (45%), there does not seem to be any recent gains. Women still predominate in lower levels and more insecure jobs across all

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  9. Education cuts community forums - what parents must know

    Posted 8 September 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    Quality education is the best investment we can make in our children’s future. The nations with the best education systems focus on quality and accessibility, making sure that every child gets ...

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  10. Agenda 2014 out now

    Posted 5 September 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The 2014 edition of Agenda, NTEU's women's journal, is now available online. Mailout of hardcopy to members will begin on 10 September.

    Check the NTEU Women's blog for postings of selected features ...

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    Journal
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    Agenda vol. 22

    Crossing the Line!

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